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Diversification events and the effects of mass extinctions on Crocodyliformes evolutionary history
The rich fossil record of Crocodyliformes shows a much greater diversity in the past than today in terms of morphological disparity and occupation of niches. We conducted topology-based analyses seeking diversification ...
Phylogenetic tests reject Emery’s rule in the evolution of social parasitism in yellowjackets and hornets
Social parasites exploit the brood-care behaviour and social structure of one or more host species. Within the social Hymenoptera there are different types of social parasitism. In its extreme form, species of obligate ...